Nur Alert: Police launch SAR effort after 10-year-old Orang Asli boy goes missing


IPOH: Ten-year-old Orang Asli boy Rawi Samari has gone missing after his aunt realised he was not sleeping next to his grandmother at their home in Kampung Agek Hulu Sungai Temenggor on Wednesday (Nov 27).

Gerik OCPD Supt Ismail Che Isa said the family realised Rawi was missing on Wednesday and lodged a report the following day at 3.42pm.

“We were told that Rawi has a habit of waking up in the middle of the night and going for a walk but he will usually return home in the morning.

“We have started a search-and-rescue (SAR) mission together with seven personnel from the Gerik Fire and Rescue Department and four personnel from the Civil Defence Force (APM), ” he said.

Ismail said the SAR mission started Friday (Nov 29)

“It took us at least six hours to get to the area using a boat and on foot.

“Rawi was last seen in shorts. He has a small figure and is 46cm tall and has dark skin and curly hair, ” he said.

The police have issued a National Urgent Response (Nur) alert for Rawi and urged anyone with information on the case to contact Sjn Mohd Sopian Husin at 019-922 6709 or contact the IPD Gerik at 05-791 222

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